US: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Good + / Acceptable. Item #55300
Signed First Edition, First Printing. Inscribed by author to first free endpaper and dated 1-18-39. Blue cloth over boards with stamped decoration and particulars to front cover and spine. The "warm and real and very human" story of Douglas Corrigan's life, leading up to and including his famous "wrong-way" flight in which he spent 28 hours alone crossing 3000 miles of ocean flying in a single-motor secondhand plane. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs. Pages are clean and unmarked. Text block is soiled. Boards are soiled and show light wear to extremeties. Dust jacket is soiled with losses to top and bottom edges. Dust jacket is covered in a protective mylar jacket.